WALLINGFORD - Helen Ferguson, 92, departed this life on March 13, 2019 at Hartford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Allyn Ehler and the late David Ferguson. Helen was born in Needham, MA on July 20, 1926 to the late Harold and Dellar (Cook) Crumrine.
Music was a large part of Helen's life. She was a graduate of Connecticut College with a degree in music, was a charter member of the Wallingford Chorus and sang for forty years in the choir of the First Congregational Church. She served on the Board of the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra. Prior to retirement she worked for the Wallingford Visiting Nurses Association and as office manager for Dr. Jung Tsai in Wallingford. She was a voracious reader who was a member of a book club, loved crossword puzzles, and was a devoted fan of Jeopardy.
Helen is survived by her children: Carol Ehler (Charles Wiecha) of Hastings on Hudson, NY; Debra Voelker (Richard), David Ferguson, Jr. (Marie) and Mary Glynn (Michael), all of Wallingford; her brother Rodney Crumrine of Virginia Beach; her grandchildren: Kathryn, Kristen, David, Jessica, Emily, Matthew and Joshua; and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Marilyn Ehler.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the First Congregational Church of Wallingford. There are no calling hours. The B.C. Bailey Funeral Home of Wallingford has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.
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